Potamochoerus

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Potamochoerus
Bushpig (Potamochoerus larvatus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Superorder: Cetartiodactyla
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae
Subfamily: Suinae
Genus: Potamochoerus
Gray, 1854
Species

Potamochoerus larvatus
Potamochoerus porcus

Potamochoerus is a genus in the pig family (Suidae). The two species only live in Sub-saharan Africa. The Bushpig, possibly due to introduction by man, also can be found in Madagascar and nearby islands.

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